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India Court Commutes Gandhi Killers' Death Sentences to Life

India's Supreme Court commuted death sentences on three men for involvement in the killing of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi to life imprisonment on Tuesday because of an 11-year delay in deciding on their petitions for mercy.   Gandhi was killed by an ethnic Tamil suicide bomber while campaigning in an election in the southern Indian town of Sriperumbudur in May 1991.   The three Indian men - tried as Santhan, Murugan, Perarivalan - were members of a Sri Lankan ethnic...

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